Used 54

Manufacturer    Liberty & Co.

Designer   Archibald Knox

Description   ‘Tudric’ polished pewter biscuit barrel

Country of Manufacture   England

Date   Circa 1905

Marks   Marked to base

Size   12.5cms high

Other Information   This is a particularly rare item and therefore the most sought after of Archibald Knox boxes.

Photograph and description courtesy of Titus Omega

Model number 0237.

Pewter buscuit barrel 0237

Liberty Tudric biscuit box designed by Archibald Knox

Date made: 1902-1904

Artist: Knox, Archibald

Description: A biscuit box designed by Archibald Knox for the ‘Tudric’ pewter range at Liberty & Co. of London.

Measurements: overall: 11 cm x 11.5 cm x 11.5 cm

Materials: pewter

Photograph and description courtesy of Manx National Heritage via the link at imuseum.im.

A very nice unpolished example.

The difference in measurements may be due to whether the handles are included in the height or not.

Arts & Crafts Tudric pewter and enamel Liberty & Co biscuit box by Archibald Knox (2)

Arts & Crafts Tudric pewter and enamel Liberty & Co. biscuit box by Archibald Knox.

Photograph and description courtesy of Morgan Strickland Decorative Arts.

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A Liberty ‘Tudric’ pewter square box with flat cover, the sides with stylised foliate decoration in low relief, in the style of Archibald Knox; 5¼” high x 4½” wide.

Photographs and description of piece courtesy of Aldridges of Bath Ltd. Auctioneers.

Below are further images of this variant of the box.

The Liberty Pewter Sketchbook illustration courtesy of Liberty & Co. and it shows there were two sizes of this box.

This example is a variant of the better known version of pewter model 0237.

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